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Kohlrabi vs Cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Kohlrabi and Cabbage

  • Kohlrabi has more Vitamin C, Copper, and Potassium, however Cabbage is richer in Vitamin K, and Folate.
  • Cabbage covers your daily Vitamin K needs 63% more than Kohlrabi.
  • Cabbage has 7 times less Copper than Kohlrabi. Kohlrabi has 0.129mg of Copper, while Cabbage has 0.019mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Kohlrabi, raw and Cabbage, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Magnesium +58.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +105.9%
Contains more Copper +578.9%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Iron +17.5%
Contains more Zinc +500%
Equal in Sodium - 18
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 15% 14% 20% 31% 3% 1% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 18% 9% 12% 15% 3% 5% 7%
Contains more Magnesium +58.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +105.9%
Contains more Copper +578.9%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Iron +17.5%
Contains more Zinc +500%
Equal in Sodium - 18

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin E +220%
Contains more Vitamin C +69.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21%
Contains more Vitamin A +172.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.5%
Contains more Folate +168.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +75900%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 10% 0% 207% 13% 5% 8% 10% 35% 12% 0% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 3% 0% 122% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 33% 0% 190%
Contains more Vitamin E +220%
Contains more Vitamin C +69.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21%
Contains more Vitamin A +172.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.5%
Contains more Folate +168.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +75900%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Kohlrabi Cabbage
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kohlrabi Cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 2.6g 3.3g Cabbage
Protein 1.7g 1.28g Kohlrabi
Fats 0.1g 0.1g
Carbs 6.2g 5.8g Kohlrabi
Calories 27kcal 25kcal Kohlrabi
Starch g 0g Cabbage
Fructose g 1.45g Cabbage
Sugar 2.6g 3.2g Kohlrabi
Fiber 3.6g 2.5g Kohlrabi
Calcium 24mg 40mg Cabbage
Iron 0.4mg 0.47mg Cabbage
Magnesium 19mg 12mg Kohlrabi
Phosphorus 46mg 26mg Kohlrabi
Potassium 350mg 170mg Kohlrabi
Sodium 20mg 18mg Cabbage
Zinc 0.03mg 0.18mg Cabbage
Copper 0.129mg 0.019mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin A 36IU 98IU Cabbage
Vitamin E 0.48mg 0.15mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 62mg 36.6mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.061mg Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.04mg Cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.234mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin B5 0.165mg 0.212mg Cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.15mg 0.124mg Kohlrabi
Folate 16µg 43µg Cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 76µg Cabbage
Tryptophan 0.01mg 0.011mg Cabbage
Threonine 0.049mg 0.035mg Kohlrabi
Isoleucine 0.078mg 0.03mg Kohlrabi
Leucine 0.067mg 0.041mg Kohlrabi
Lysine 0.056mg 0.044mg Kohlrabi
Methionine 0.013mg 0.012mg Kohlrabi
Phenylalanine 0.039mg 0.032mg Kohlrabi
Valine 0.05mg 0.042mg Kohlrabi
Histidine 0.019mg 0.022mg Cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.013g 0.034g Kohlrabi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.017g Cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048g 0.017g Kohlrabi

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Kohlrabi Cabbage
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
25
Kohlrabi
35
Cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
17
Kohlrabi
10
Cabbage

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
10%
Kohlrabi
8%
Cabbage
Carbohydrates
6%
Kohlrabi
6%
Cabbage
Fats
0%
Kohlrabi
0%
Cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.6g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cabbage
Cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cabbage
Cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Kohlrabi - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168424/nutrients
  2. Cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169975/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.